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This Exclusive Into the Spider-Verse Deleted Scene Features Another Emotional Spider-Pep Talk

The instant Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse ended, we wanted more. More Miles, more Gwen, more Peter, more of that amazing animation, more Spider-Noir trying to figure out a Rubik’s cube, all of it. And you can get more right now with an exclusive deleted scene being debuted on io9.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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One of Anime’s Biggest Voices Accused of Sexual Harassment

Last summer, voice actor Vic Mignogna went into a booth with a few others to record audio for a video game. At one point, Mignogna asked the client, who was overseeing the session, if she was okay with his performance. When she didn’t answer right away, he followed up with: “You know the old Latin—or […]

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Jurassic World’s T-Rex Fighting Mecha T-Rex Is the Lego Set of My Childhood Fantasies

Lego’s partnering with Universal for a new 13-episode animated mini-series called Lego Jurassic World: Legend of Isla Nublar that takes place before both of the Jurassic World movies. It’s a thinly-veiled attempt to sell more toys, but I’m totally fine with that since one of the sets features Jurassic Park’s…Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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A Look Behind TV’s Most Relatable Gaming Story In Ages

Writing an episode of a TV show that revolves around video games can be a tricky endeavor. It’s all too easy for showrunners to gravitate towards common tropes such as being sucked into a digital world or becoming overly obsessed with a flashy new game. Stories like these have been overused in the decades since […]

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The Disastrous Life of Saiki K Perfectly Captures the Agony of Wanting to Be Left Alone

Comics, shows, and films about people blessed with incredible gifts almost invariably end up telling stories about how understanding the balance between power and responsibility is what keeps them human despite the overly-dramatic lives they lead. Shūichi Asō’s The Disastrous Life of Saiki K dabbles in that space…Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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The Powerful Transgender Narrative in Steven Universe 

Steven Universe has always been invested in queer representation. Rebecca Sugar and her team have worked to present the lives and loves of LGBTQ+ people in ways comprehensible to kids and palatable to censors, building a story about found family and the freedom to love who you want out of a space opera about sentient…Read […]

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Young Justice: Outsiders Is a Return to Form for the Animated Series

Warner Bros. and DC’s animated films and television shows have always eclipsed their live-action offerings in terms of depth and nuance in their storytelling, and DC Universe’s Young Justice: Outsiders is no exception.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Voltron’s Penultimate Season Triumphantly Heads Home—But Not Without Some Bumps Along the Way

Netflix’s Voltron: Legendary Defender has spent the past few seasons wildly expanding the scope and scale of its story, and the universe the Voltron Force is destined to defend. Its newly-released seventh season—its penultimate installment—deftly narrows the series’ focus to a more personal level as the Paladins…Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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The Amazing World of Gumball’s Homage to Cowboy Bebop Is Downright Incredible

Cartoon Network’s The Amazing World of Gumball is a delightfully demented, acerbic show about anthropomorphic animals (and, um, other things) living in the suburbs, and it delights in breaking the fourth wall. A new homage to Cowboy Bebop reminds us how great the minds behind the show are.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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The Amazing World of Gumball’s Homage to Cowboy Bebop Is Downright Incredible

Cartoon Network’s The Amazing World of Gumball is a delightfully demented, acerbic show about anthropomorphic animals (and, um, other things) living in the suburbs, and it delights in breaking the fourth wall. A new homage to Cowboy Bebop reminds us how great the minds behind the show are.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Batman: The Animated Series Comes to HD for the First Time Thanks to DC Universe

DC Universe, the upcoming streaming service/comic book depository/fan hub platform dedicated to DC Comics’ best and brightest, already has a lot of very interesting reasons to tempt us to sign up. Now it’s adding another in the form of Batman: The Animated Series. But not just any version of this beloved classic: This…Read more… Continue […]

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Last Night’s Steven Universe Was a Groundbreaking Moment for the Show

This week Steven Universe has returned with what is rapidly becoming one of its most compelling storylines so far, as the Crystal Gems come to terms with the shocking revelations surrounding Rose. Last night’s “The Question” not only gave us one of the show’s sweetest episodes, but also a major milestone in the…Read more… Continue […]

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